Duntroonornis parvus Marples 1952 (penguin)

Aves - Sphenisciformes

Full reference: B. J. Marples. 1952. Early Tertiary penguins of New Zealand. New zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 20:1-66

Belongs to Duntroonornis according to G. Mayr 2009

See also Brodkorb 1963, Fordyce 1991, Marples 1952 and Simpson 1971

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: OM C.47.31, a set of limb elements (left tarsus). Its type locality is Duntroon (Kokoamu Greensand), which is in a Duntroonian offshore shelf limestone in the Kokoamu Greensand Formation of New Zealand.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Duntroon (Kokoamu Greensand)

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